Music video set to Thomas Edison 1901 film “Trapeze Disrobing Act”. Please let us know what you think on the YouTube comments:

Trapeze by Kaliyo. Written by Sarah Sharp and Andrea Perry.

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About the Film Footage

“A naughty little skit from 1901 filmed by the Edison company”.


The vaudeville trapeze artist, Charmion, performed a “disrobing” act onstage as early as 1896, which was captured in the 1901 Edison film, Trapeze Disrobing Act. Original film footage from the Library of Congress can be found here:

Here is a Wiki page about Charmion: